Licensed Practical Nurse in Wilmington, NC at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Nurses
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/15/2018

Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an NLN approved nursing school

Considerable knowledge/experience in nursing philosophy, policy, practices and prodedures.

CPR certification and Crisis Management within 30 days of hire

Licensed to practice as a LPN in the state of North Carolina

Knowledge of chemical dependency and dual diagnosis treatment and rehabilitation

Ability to work with male and female adult, over 18, substance abuse/dually diagnosed population.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/JOB DUTIES

Responisble for up to 8 patients

Processes physician orders with co-signature by RN, accurately

Provides nursing care according to physician orders and conformance with established standards and nursing policies.

Performs accurate initial and ongoing nursing assessments cosigned by RN.

Notifies physician of significant chanes and documents complete nursing progress notes on patient.

Educates patient on medical tests, procedures, medication and other items as appropriate.

Demonstrates knowledge of and practices universal precaustions

Accurately administers meds in all forms

Others items as deemed necessary
Excellent benefit package: medical/dental/vision/prescription, paid vacation/sick & extended sick/holiday/personal time. Short and Long Term disability, Life and AD&D insurance, and 401k. Free onsite employee fitness center. (Benefits effective after 30 days of employment.)

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